Police are appealing for witnesses after two robberies in Harlow on Saturday March 23. The first took place at around 9pm at The Broadwalk. An 18-year-old man was walking along with two friends when they were approached by two men. One of the men had a knife and demanded the victim’s mobile phone.
The second incident took place at just after 9pm in the area of West Gate and Market Square, another 18-year-old man was approached by a man who tried to strike up a conversation with the victim. There were a group of men and women standing nearby, believed to have been with the suspect.
The man asked what phone the victim had and then produced a knife, however another man from the group allowed the victim to walk away.
Two men aged 17 & 18 from Harlow were arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and bailed until April 20.